Monsieur Jules Elie Peony (Paeonia lactiflora ‘Monsieur Jules Elie’)

Monsieur Jules Elie Peony

  • Double Light Pink Blooms
  • Fragrant
  • Purple Foliage Matures to Deep Green

Peony Monsieur Jules Elie, Paeonia lactiflora ‘Monsieur Jules Elie’, is a favorite for late spring display and is prized for its very large, fragrant, double light rose-pink flowers that displays a silvery sheen.

The plant forms an upright bush of dark green leaves, remaining attractive all season. Peony Monsieur Jules Elie seldom needs to be divided or moved, but if it is needed, it should be done in the fall.

Trim off old stems to the ground in late fall to help prevent disease problems. It will flower best in a sunny location and in very well-composted soil.

Peony Monsieur Jules Elie has foliage that emerges with a tinge of purple and matures to deep green. Peonies are herbaceous perennials arising from thickened tuberous roots that are hidden underground most of the year.

This stunning flower will catch the eye of more than just your neighbors. Butterflies will love stopping by for a quick snack! Sit back, relax, and watch them flutter around your garden.

Peony Monsieur Jules Elie’s upright form makes it a wonderful choice as a centerpiece to your cottage garden or as a border specimen in your yard. No matter where you plant it, it’ll be safe from curious and hungry deer, they don’t find this bush nearly as appealing as we do!

Information About Bare Root Peonies
Bare root Peonies are shipped as nice 3-5 eye bare root divisions. Their woody roots are not uniform, it is normal for each root to look slightly different.

Plant with the eyes just below surface level with the woody roots spread out underneath. Once buried, water and mulch thoroughly.

Monsieur Jules Elie Peony (Paeonia lactiflora ‘Monsieur Jules Elie’) Details

Common name Monsieur Jules Elie Peony
Botanical name Paeonia lactiflora 'Monsieur Jules Elie'
Hardiness zone 3-8
Growth rate Slow
Height 30 - 35 inches
Width 35 - 38 inches
Sunlight Full Sun
Soil condition Widely Adaptable
Pollinator-friendly Yes
Flower color Light Pink
Leaf color Deep Green